How To Use Apple Cider Vinegar

by Jenna Crawford July 24, 2017

How To Use Apple Cider Vinegar

We all know the many benefits that we can get from apple cider vinegar (ACV). These include a boosting with weight loss, stomach soother, killing bad bacteria and serving as a natural antibiotic. ACV can provide numerous health benefits related to the skin, digestion and immunity health without the side effects.

ACV is not only popular for its health benefits, but also for the variety of uses it can offer. ACV is not only used for internal application, but it can also be used for other applications, a natural house cleaner, teeth whitener and much more. It has an array of uses that most home owners will find beneficial and easier to use. 

There are tons of ways to incorporate ACV into the daily routine, and most of them are very easy to do and also efficient. Here are ways on how to use apple cider vinegar.


1. Eczema Remedy

Dab ACV on a clean cotton on the area where there is eczema.

2. Skin Toner

Use equal parts water and ACV as a skin toner, and you can apply directly on your face.

3. Natural Astringent For Acne

Mix 1 part water to 1 part apple cider vinegar. Dip cotton ball, apply to face until dry. Rinse after.

4. Mole Remover

Dip a piece of cotton in ACV, ring out a bit then place it on your wart, skin tag or mole, then place a band-aid over it. Leave it on overnight and wash the next day. Slowly, with continuous use, the mole will gradually diminish.

5. Wart Remover

Soak a cotton ball in ACV, place over the wart and cover with medical tape. Repeat daily till the nasty thing vanishes.

6. Facial Wash

Simply mix 1 part ACV and 2 parts water and rub on your face.  Add some raw honey to the mixture if your skin is dry. Then rinse with warm water.

7. Makeup Remover

Mix 1 part ACV and 2 parts water. Dab a cotton ball with the mixture and wipe on makeup to remove.

8. Sunburn

Soak washcloth and place on sunburn. Takes the sting out and reduces the redness.

Apple Cider Vinegar for Cleaning

9. Fabric Softener

Use 1 cup of ACV as a fabric softener. 

10. Cleaner

Pour some ACV into a spray bottle. Spray on surface, add baking soda, scrub away.

11. Keep Ants Away

Pour an ample amount to where there are ants to keep them away. Ants hate the vinegar.

12. Cleans & Humidifies 

Remove the filter and rinse with water. Then add ACV to the tank of the humidifier and let sit for 30 minutes, swishing around occasionally. Rinse and dry.

13. Drain Cleaner

Pour baking soda into the clogged drain and add ACV. Pour hot water after to sanitize and unclog fully.

14. Whiten Laundry

Add 1/4 cup of ACV with the white laundry and baking soda to brighten it the color.

15. Jewelry Cleaner

Mix 1/2 cup ACV and 2 tbsp. Baking soda and let silver jewelry sit in the mixture for a few hours. Rinse with clean water and dry and shine with a soft cloth.


16. Flea spray

Spray 50/50 mixture of ACV and water on your pet before they go outside to avoid flea.

17. Conjunctivitis Of Dogs

Mix 1 part ACV and 2 parts water. Dab a cloth in the mixture and apply BELOW the eyes. Reapply every few hours.

18. Homemade Dog Shampoo

Mix 1 part ACV, 1 part water, and 1 part baby shampoo. Apply as shampoo when bathing pet dog.


19. Arthritis

Drink 2 tsp in 8 oz of water to help relieve arthritis symptoms.

20. Regulate PCOS symptoms

Drink about a tablespoon of ACV in 8 oz of water before meals.

21. PMS Symptoms/Cramps

Add a teaspoon of ACV to a cup of water 3 times a day. Continue until there are no more cramps.

22. Lowers Cholesterol

Add a teaspoon of ACV to a cup of water 3 times a day.

23. pH balance

ACV can help regulate your body’s pH which can ward off disease. Consume 1 teaspoon mixed in a cup of water daily. 

24. Energy drink

Add a tablespoon of ACV in 8 ounces of water. With a tablespoon or so of raw honey, a splash of lemon juice, and a dash of ground ginger. Mix it all up and drink before every meal


25. For Dry Scalp / Dandruff Treatment

Add a small amount of ACV to your shampoo before washing.

26. Cellulite Cleanser

The ACV helps break down fat in cells. Add a teaspoon of ACV to a cup of drinking water every day. 

27. Gargle

Use a 50/50 ACV and water mixture to gargle with.

28. Teeth Whitener

Brush your teeth with ACV before you brush with regular toothpaste. The vinegar will help remove stains and clean the mouth and gums. 

29. Grow In Balding Spots Of Hair / Helps Fix Alopecia

Add a teaspoon of ACV to a cup of water every day. 


30. In Bone Broth

Add 2 tablespoons to your homemade bone broth.

31. For Washing Fruits And Veggies/Wash Produce

Fill a spray bottle diluted with water for cleaning, especially veggies. 

32. Make Buttermilk

Add 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to 1 cup of milk.  Allow to sit at room temperature until the milk thickens.

33. Baking

Add ACV and baking soda to get baked goods to rise better. 

34. Hard Boiled Eggs

Add some ACV to the water when boiling eggs to help avoid broken shells.

35. Marinade

Use ACV in your marinade recipe to help tenderize the meat and add a richer flavor.


Apple cider vinegar is not only good for the health, but it also has many other uses that can be applied to our daily lives. In this post, I shared with you the ways on how to use apple cider vinegar.

Jenna Crawford


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